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Address: Our Lady of the Grotto Street, Mellieha, Island of Malta, Malta
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+356 7952 1970
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9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Good visit

Good place to visit. Good atmosphere and feeling of what the shelters were like. Take a jumper as the further in you go the colder it gets.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Good place to visit. Good atmosphere and feeling of what the shelters were like. Take a jumper as the further in you go the colder it gets.

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Thank Shybabyduck1
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

great insight on to how the people lived in world war 2, must of been very scary. tunnels are a good learning curve and my young children enjoyed the experience. excellent

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Thank Reddogs5-2
London, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was the best experience of Mellieha for me. The guy at the entrance was very knowledgable. Wow it was nice to see how people survived during the war. He said something profound which I want to remeber everyday. "People during the war still had to GET ON with life!"

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Thank adele2775
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to these air raid shelters a few times with various family members this is a very inexpensive way to spend an hour of the day John who runs the shelter is a real character. *****

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Thank andrew b
Brisbane, Australia
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32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really fascinating shelters and history. It's amazing to think that people lived in these tunnels during WW2. I don't know how they did it. Maltese people are amazing. Very proud of my heritage.

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Thank DebTravels291
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went in heel on a rainy day and found it by chance. A great little find at €2.50 per adult didn't think it would be as big as it is. A little history is provided but I think they could give you more pictures and info even turn out the lights for that proper feeling.

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Thank compact90
Munich, Germany
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46 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really was thought provoking trying to imagine hundreds of people crammed into these tunnels. it must have been terrifying.

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Thank si2117
Bolton, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quick visit as its on the route from hotel to village. Takes about an hour to walk through. 2 euro entrance and situated near the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Mellieha

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Thank Julie S
Buckinghamshire UK
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122 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very engaging owner who takes your e2.40. The tunnel runs for about 500 or so meters and has cells that are populated by manikins in period costumes. There are artifacts and photographs of the time and the owner will happily describe their meaning. The tunnels are cold, so take warm clothing - good value

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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't think an air raid shelter would be that interesting but so glad we visited this amazing place. The man taking your entrance fee is very knowledgeable and has time to answer any questions you may have.

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Thank Mrs P R

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